Very Good / Very Good. Item #5925
New York: Random House, 1980. Stated First Edition. First Printing with numberline to "2" in keeping with publisher's practices at the time. Signed by the author on front free endpaper to journalist William Safire and his wife Helene with inscription "For Bill & Helene -- With best wishes, Rod. Roderick MacLeish, Washington, 1980."
Octavo; 354pp. Printed blue dust jacket with original $9.95 price intact; book in red paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine and gilt lettering. Jacket shows a small tear with an adjacent crease at top front and creasing along edge of front flap. Boards are clean with a slight roll to spine. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.